Markina Brown is a multifaceted American television personality who thrives in her career as a meteorologist. She has worked with top stations like CBS and she is on record as the first Afro-American female meteorologist to hold the position of Chief Meteorologist in Southern California. Brown has also been recognized by associations like the National Association of Black Journalists, National Weather Association and many others.
It is interesting to know that the Afro-American beauty has launched a career in the film industry. She can be seen in movies like Peppermint, Long Halftime Walk and Cyborgs Universe. Let’s thrill you with interesting facts about Markina Brown’s birth details, as well as everything you need to know about her family and husband.
Bio – Who Is Markina Brown?
The seasoned weathercaster who doubles as an upcoming actress is not one to open up with information about her life. It hereby remains unknown the actual year in which Markina Brown was born although her birth date and month have been confirmed as 18th February. It was also gathered after much digging, that she was raised by her family in Detroit, Michigan.
Concerning her educational history, Markina Brown has shown from her qualifications that she is indeed a very bright lady. Upon completion of her basic education, she enrolled in Central Michigan University where she bagged a degree in Broadcast Journalism, as well as one in Political Science with a major in Internation Relations. After about a decade since she left college, Brown went back to school and this time, it was to study Geosciences with a major in Meteorology at the Mississippi State University, Oktibbeha County in Mississippi.
Brown’s career started off in 1995 as a reporter working in Lansing, Michigan. She later relocated to St.Louis in 1999 and while there, she was employed by KLPR TV station as a weathercaster and reporter. Markina Brown once again had to change her job when she left for Chicago and this time, she landed a spot at the CBS network in 2002. However, Brown’s time with the station was shortlived as the next year, she went to work for WOIO station in Ohio and was with them for 5 years.
Towards the middle of 2008, the talented report was seen at the Los Angeles based station KTLA as a reporter and Chief Meteorologist. Markina Brown worked with the station for two years before moving over to Atlanta, Georgia, to work for WGLC -TV. She was also seen on the CBS Early Morning Show and was with them up until 2014 when she decided to go and try her hands in the acting industry.
The weathercaster who is apparently a very beautiful lady was able to land a couple of roles a few years into her acting career. Brown can be seen in movies like the 2016 film Long Halftime Walk by Billy Lynn. The next year, she also landed yet another role in Mr. Mercedes and she is notable for making appearances in other productions like; Cyborgs Universe, The Haves and the Haves Not, 5th Quarter and Literally Annoyed.
Markina Brown’s Family: Parents, Husband
As earlier stated, Markina Brown is a very private person and when it comes to her personal life and family details, she is very secretive. No information has been gathered about her parents aside from the fact that they are from the Afro-American community.
With regards to her marital life, the media personality cum actress is currently enjoying a happy home with her partner. Although she has not given much information about her lovely husband, she made mention of the fact that he grew up in East Cleveland and was a student of East Cleveland High School.
The gorgeous lady and her heartthrob tied the nuptial knot on the 17th of June 2008. It is notable that their wedding date coincided with her husband’s birthday that year. Their wedding ceremony had a romantic candlelight theme and it was held in a garden. Brown and her husband later went to Cancun in Mexico for their honeymoon. Although she still does not talk openly about her marriage, she has been seen in the company of her husband at some events.
How Much Is Markina Brown Worth?
With respect to her net worth, it is known that Markina Brown has come a long way in her career as a media personality which definitely earned her good income. It is estimated that her salary with the CBS network was about $45,443 yearly. It is also believed that she is being paid a reasonable amount for her movie appearances and all these accounts for her comfortable lifestyle. However her net worth is yet to be disclosed by any source but with the rate her fame is spreading, it will be out in no time.